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Celestial Court Sheraton Hong Kong – Cantonese cuisine at its best!

Celestial Court in Sheraton Hong Kong Hotel & Towers ranks as one of the best Chinese restaurant in Hong Kong.  Their award-winning dim sum is incredibly popular among discerning diners and if you take a look at their menu, you’ll understand why.  Deluxe ingredients such as jumbo scallops, sea urchin, lobster and Fukuoka pork are [...]

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Xin Cuisine – divine dimsum for private dining

We all know that for an authentic dimsum experience, it should be all about selecting your favourites from piled-high baskets on trolleys and carts pushed around in the restaurant.  At least that’s how dimsum was enjoyed back in my hometown.  One of my favourite earliest childhood memories is going for “yum cha” in the wee [...]

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All-You-Can-Eat Dim Sum Feast at Celestial Court, Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur

Coming from Ipoh, a town famed for its delicious dim sum, it isn’t any wonder that I am a dim sum fan.  I practically grew up on yum-cha sessions in the many old-world dim sum shops that are a common sight in Ipoh.  The odd thing is that we “Ipoh Mali” folks have so much [...]

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Boston Lobsters, Mooncakes & New Dim Sum – Di Wei @ Empire Subang

I think no one would ever say “No” to a lobster meal, seeing how this highly-prized crustacean is regarded as king and stands proudly at the top of the list of desired seafood.  Well, unless you are allergic to seafood, that is.  I was told lobsters are actually pretty healthy for the diet; it’s actually [...]

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Orientica @ Hotel Equatorial Ho Chi Minh City

Take the lift to the 2nd Floor of the Hotel Equatorial in Ho Chi Minh City and when you enter Orientica Seafood Restaurant & Bar, you will be greeted by bold colours of red, silver and black – the predominant palette of its ultra-chic decor. All done and matched tastefully in a modern, stylish theme [...]

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Dim Sum Brunch at The Emperor, Dorsett Grand Subang

Sundays and public holidays are meant for leisurely meals when one wakes up late.  These are about the only days we get to sleep in for a bit and by the time we are up, it’s time to go look for a good meal somewhere.  We’ve heard that The Emperor in Dorsett Grand Subang serves [...]

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Dim Sum Galore @ Maju Palace!

There aren’t that many pork-free non-hotel restaurants around town that serve good decent Dim Sum.  Maju Palace Restaurant is one of those rare gems that can whip up a great dim sum feast and that’s exactly what a group of foodie friends and I discovered recently. A member of the Oriental Group of Restaurants, Maju [...]

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Simply Dim Sum @ Five Sen5es, The Westin Kuala Lumpur

As mentioned in my earlier post on Five Sen5es, that trendy Cantonese restaurant in The Westin Kuala Lumpur, I checked out their dim sum over a long leisurely lunch not too long ago. Five Sen5es looks quite different in the day time.  While it looked classy and romantic due to the soft lightings at night, [...]

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Celestial Court’s New Dim Sum

I always find that the Dim Sum portions served in Celestial Court, Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur are more than generous. Their “har-kow” and “siew mai” are pretty huge… bigger than what most other dim sum restaurants serve. Not only are they bigger in size, the pork-free ingredients used are always fresh. I have yet to taste any [...]

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Di Wei @ Empire Hotel Subang

Tucked away on Level 1 of Empire Hotel Subang is Di Wei Chinese Restaurant (next to Popular Bookstore).  The classy casual facade leads the way into an incredibly spacious restaurant beyond.  Inspired by the hotel’s sleek and chic concept (more photos of the hotel below), Di Wei Chinese Restaurant is tastefully decorated with well-crafted Oriental [...]

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Exquisite Dim Sum @ Golden Phoenix, Hotel Equatorial Kuala Lumpur

Like the mythical phoenix rising, Hotel Equatorial Kuala Lumpur’s famed Golden Phoenix Chinese Restaurant is set to soar once again, reinstating its position as one of Kuala Lumpur’s finest Chinese restaurants. The restaurant has been given a boost.  It is now ultra-modern, tastefully decked out in soothing cream, sunny yellow and rustic earth tones.  Clusters [...]

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HK Food Trail: Pt.1-Dim Sum Galore!

It’s been almost 2 months since we’ve been back from our Hong Kong trip.  Until now I have not eaten a single Dim Sum item back here and that’s because we really had our fill of that while in Hong Kong!  Of course, everyone must eat Dim Sum while in Hong Kong because that’s their [...]

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Celestial Court @ Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur

Celestial Court, that elegant classy Chinese restaurant on the 3rd floor of the Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur Hotel has long been a favourite stop-over for meals for busy executives.  By virtue of its location in the business district of Jalan Sultan Ismail, Celestial Court enjoys good patronage not only because of this strategic address, but also because [...]

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Shanghai, O’ Shanghai!

Shanghai @ JW MarriottJalan Bukit BintangKuala Lumpur When everyone, or rather, almost everyone has balik’ed kampung for the Hari Raya break, that’s the best time to drive in the city. Unable to resist taking our own sweet time driving along the traffic-free roads right in the city centre, that’s how we decided to spend a [...]

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Dim Sum at Imperial China

Tai Thong Imperial China3rd Floor Jaya SquareSubang JayaTel: 03-5636 1266 Part of the Tai Thong Group, this restaurant offers mainly Cantonese fare in a comfortable setting. As you step into the cream, beige and brown environment, you are greeted with this deco: Lush drapes float across the ceiling in a cluster of chandeliers… One side [...]

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